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NYSE:SCL - Stepan Stock Price, Forecast & News

$100.27
-1.04 (-1.03 %)
(As of 01/27/2020 11:20 AM ET)
Today's Range
$99.99
Now: $100.27
$101.39
50-Day Range
$97.54
MA: $100.98
$105.48
52-Week Range
$82.98
Now: $100.27
$105.87
Volume3,122 shs
Average Volume87,943 shs
Market Capitalization$2.26 billion
P/E Ratio21.61
Dividend Yield1.09%
Beta1.28
Stepan Company, together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells specialty and intermediate chemicals to other manufacturers for use in various end products in North America, Europe, Latin America, and Asia. The company operates through three segments: Surfactants, Polymers, and Specialty Products. The Surfactants segment offers surfactants that are used as principal ingredients in consumer and industrial cleaning products, including detergents for washing clothes, dishes, carpets, and floors and walls, as well as shampoos and body washes; and other applications, such as fabric softeners, germicidal quaternary compounds, and lubricating ingredients. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Soap, detergents, & cleaning preparations; perfumes, & cosmetics
Sub-IndustrySpecialty Chemicals
SectorBasic Materials
CUSIP85858610
Phone847-446-7500

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.99 billion
Cash Flow$8.57 per share
Book Value$34.84 per share

Profitability

Net Income$112.76 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,250
Market Cap$2.26 billion
Next Earnings Date2/20/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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Stepan (NYSE:SCL) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Stepan's stock symbol?

Stepan trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SCL."

How often does Stepan pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Stepan?

Stepan declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, October 22nd. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 29th will be given a dividend of $0.275 per share on Friday, December 13th. This represents a $1.10 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.10%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 27th. This is an increase from Stepan's previous quarterly dividend of $0.25. View Stepan's Dividend History.

How were Stepan's earnings last quarter?

Stepan (NYSE:SCL) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 23rd. The basic materials company reported $1.20 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.14 by $0.06. The basic materials company earned $451.60 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $489.40 million. Stepan had a return on equity of 14.10% and a net margin of 5.75%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 11.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.11 EPS. View Stepan's Earnings History.

When is Stepan's next earnings date?

Stepan is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 20th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Stepan.

How can I listen to Stepan's earnings call?

Stepan will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, February 20th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

What price target have analysts set for SCL?

3 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Stepan's stock. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $21.00. On average, they expect Stepan's share price to reach $20.33 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 79.7%. View Analyst Price Targets for Stepan.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Stepan?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Stepan in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Stepan.

Has Stepan been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about SCL stock has been trending somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Stepan earned a news impact score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the basic materials company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Stepan.

Are investors shorting Stepan?

Stepan saw a increase in short interest in January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totalling 305,500 shares, an increase of 5.1% from the December 31st total of 290,800 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 74,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.1 days. Approximately 1.5% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View Stepan's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Stepan's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Stepan own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Stepan investors own include Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), PepsiCo (PEP), Visa (V), Ross Stores (ROST), AbbVie (ABBV), Franklin Resources (BEN), Commerce Bancshares (CBSH), Cintas (CTAS), Methanex (MEOH) and Starbucks (SBUX).

Who are Stepan's key executives?

Stepan's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. F. Quinn Stepan Jr., Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 58)
  • Mr. Arthur W. Mergner, VP of Supply Chain (Age 55)
  • Mr. Scott R. Behrens, VP & GM of Surfactants (Age 49)
  • Ms. Jennifer Ansbro Hale, Consultant (Age 57)
  • Mr. Luis E. Rojo, VP & CFO (Age 46)

Who are Stepan's major shareholders?

Stepan's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.21%), O Keefe Stevens Advisory Inc. (0.20%), Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.14%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.07%), Arizona State Retirement System (0.06%) and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.05%). Company insiders that own Stepan stock include Arthur W Mergner, David Kabbes, Debra Stefaniak, Edward J Wehmer, F Quinn Stepan, F Quinn Stepan Jr, Frank Pacholec, Gregory E Lawton, Gregory Servatius, Janet Anne Catlett, Jennifer Ansbro Hale, Luis Rojo, Robert Victor Slone, Scott R Behrens and Sean Thomas Moriarty. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Stepan.

Which major investors are selling Stepan stock?

SCL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Arizona State Retirement System, Hennessy Advisors Inc., Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, O Keefe Stevens Advisory Inc., Louisiana State Employees Retirement System and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. Company insiders that have sold Stepan company stock in the last year include Arthur W Mergner, Edward J Wehmer, F Quinn Stepan Jr, Frank Pacholec, Gregory E Lawton, Scott R Behrens and Sean Thomas Moriarty. View Insider Buying and Selling for Stepan.

Which major investors are buying Stepan stock?

SCL stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AdvisorShares Investments LLC, New York State Teachers Retirement System and Alpine Global Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Stepan stock in the last two years include David Kabbes, Janet Anne Catlett and Luis Rojo. View Insider Buying and Selling for Stepan.

How do I buy shares of Stepan?

Shares of SCL can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Stepan's stock price today?

One share of SCL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $100.27.

How big of a company is Stepan?

Stepan has a market capitalization of $2.26 billion and generates $1.99 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $112.76 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.88 on an earnings per share basis. Stepan employs 2,250 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Stepan.

What is Stepan's official website?

The official website for Stepan is http://www.stepan.com/.

How can I contact Stepan?

Stepan's mailing address is 22 West Frontage Road, Northfield IL, 60093. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at 847-446-7500 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Stepan (NYSE SCL)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  223 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  311 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  534
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Stepan and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SCL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SCL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 1/27/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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